PORTLAND — The University of Southern Maine will present a one-woman play, “I Question America,” at 6 p.m. Wednesday in honor of Black History Month.

The free, public performance will be at the Hannaford Lecture Hall, Abromson Center, Bedford Street.

The play, performed by actress E.P. McKnight, tells the story of civil rights leader Fannie Lou Hamer. The university’s Office of Multicultural Student Affairs is hosting the event.

A public reception begins at 5 p.m.